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Cesarean Sections – What no one tells you

The first time I had a cesarean section, it was all very rushed and unexpected and I wasn't prepared in any way. I hadn't even contemplated that my daughter would be born any other way than vaginally. My son- four years later was also born via C-section so I now wear my war wounds like…

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When Breastfeeding Doesn’t go to Plan

Nothing evokes more emotion; whether that be joy, love, anger, guilt or disappointment than the subject of breastfeeding and because at the time of writing this post for https://meetothermums.com/blog/view/wbfweek it was  World Breast Feeding Week I wanted to write a post on a subject that resonates so much with me and my path into motherhood. For…

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Food Cravings – What Your Body is Telling You

Food cravings; we’ve all had them.  With my first pregnancy I craved cherry tomatoes and would eat them by the bag full and even carried a bag with me at all times.  With my second I was a little more extravagant and craved smoked salmon, turned out to be an expensive week. I munched on…

Gluten Free Breakfast Muffins

A while back I was in London for work and jumping on the train at a ridiculously early time, even for me, by the time I got into Waterloo Train station I was famished.  I found this gorgeous cafe upstairs that were selling healthy breakfast muffins loaded with all the yummy foods I love and…

Sugar Free Carrot and Apple Breakfast Muffins

The perfect on the go breakfast which can be prepped in advance. These freeze well and will keep for a week in an air tight container.They’re extra yummy warm with butter, especially now the mornings are getting colder. Ingredients 2 apples 1 carrot 1 cup whole meal flour 1 cup oats 3/4 cup Greek yoghurt/…

The Best Milk Boosting Smoothies

Yippee its official – Summer has finally arrived. Yes that’s right, yesterday was our  summer solstice and we had an incredible 16 hours of brilliant sunshine here on the south coast and it was HOT HOT HOT!!  Plus its THE WEEKEND! So – what better way to celebrate than by getting my smoothie maker out and…